SELBY, Prideaux John (1759-1825)

Biography

Prideaux John Selby was born in Alnwick, Northumberland.studied at University College, Oxford. He is best known for his Illustrations of British Ornithology, the first set of life-sized illustrations of British birds, published in Edinburgh between 1819 and 1834

Description

Grouse and Ptarmigan

Cokloured etching pl. LIX, (height) 74cm x (width) 59cm. Not signed or dated. Condition: foxing over print, glass good, frame chipped each side.

Price: £ 450

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